There's a turkey thawing in the fridge! Later this week, I'll be cooking my first-ever Thanksgiving dinner. I've never had to cook one before because we're always visiting family on the big day, but I just want to know that I can do it, so I'm going to give it a try.
Here are some things I'm going to try to make it all go more smoothly:
- Make everything ahead that I possibly can, since the oven will be full of turkey
- Use my slow cooker
- Write up a schedule of when to start each dish
- Don't stuff the turkey so it will cook faster
- Give the turkey an extra day in the fridge to thaw